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"Kaleidoscope were arguably the most eclectic band of the psychedelic era, weaving together folk, blues, Middle Eastern, and acid more often and seamlessly than any other musicians. The California group were formed under the nucleus of multi-instrumentalists David Lindley and Chris Darrow in the mid-'60s. Adding fiddle, banjo, and various exotic string instruments such as the oud and saz to the traditional rock lineup, Kaleidoscope complemented their experimental sounds with taut and witty (if lyrically...

Raphael Loher-piano
Urs Müller-guitar
Nicolas Stocker-drums

"A cataclysmic blast of stunning and emotionally cathartic driving energy."-London Jazz News

“Kali represents the fresh and deep spirit of a new post-genre generation of musicians. Nicolas Stocker on drums (also known from Nik Bärtsch’s Mobile and Marena Whicher), Urs Müller on guitar (also known from Sha’s Feckel) and Raphael Loher on prepared piano (also known from Sekhmet) are natives of a contemporary musical world i

"I remember the day clearly. I was searching for treasures in a record shop in Yaoundé, the Capital city of Cameroon, when suddenly I came across a 7-inch record with a picture of a young man wearing a traditional hat and bearing the marks of several imposing vertical scars on the side of his face, carved when he was just a boy as a reminder of his heritage in the Musgum tribe of the northern part of the country. The record contained two songs -- 'Gandjal Kessoum' and 'Touflé' -- by an artist I had never...

"Lindha Kallerdahl (grand piano, organ, vocals). Lindha Kallerdahl, born in 1972, studied jazz at the renowned Swedish Jazz-Schools Skurup near Malmö and Birka in Stockholm during 1993-1996. Situated in Stockholm, she early came in touch with free music..

"An Evolutionary Music (Original Recordings: 1972 - 1979) compiles unreleased recordings from the archives of multiversal artist Ariel Kalma. Concerned as much with musicality as spiritual facility, Kalma's work vibrates aside fellow travelers along the great rainbow in curved air of the 1970s avant-garde.

Ariel Kalma's boundary-blurring electronic music is heard here in radiant detail across a selection of work spanning his early free-jazz and spoken word trips to his infinite modular...


“As a prog-lover whose biggest long-time favourites [of the seventies] include Genesis, Yes, Camel, Pink Floyd, Mike Oldfield and Renaissance, I can sincerely declare Antony Kalugin from Ukraine to be one of my favourite prog musicians of recent years. His solo albums and the KARFAGEN albums offer the kind of melodic and soaring instrumentally oriented symphonic prog that I greatly enjoy.”-progarchives

“The final chapter of the Magical AKP Trilogy - Chameleon Shapeshifter.
The music maestro

“When your whole world is shattered by the horrors of your country being invaded and you are forced to flee from your home, spending several long weeks traveling across your country only to find, soon after settling there, that it was not the sanctuary you prayed for. Very little outside the safety of your loved ones and yourself matters during those long painful days and nights. Music can help keep the soul alive and with Anthony this was very much the case during the many conversations we had of music...

Anna Kaluza - alto saxophone
Jan Roder - double bass

“Anna and Jan first met in 2004 when they started playing together in different combinations as the Kaluza Quartet (with trombonist Christof Thewes and drummer Kay Lübke), trios with pianst Niko Meinhold or with drummer Michael Griener and various others. In 2020 they played their first duo concert on a boat in Berlin (Hosek Contemporary) and decided to continue with their work as duo. The same year they went to Christian Betz’ studio...

“This fusion of Danish and Swedish musicians recorded an album of progressive folk-rock at the legendary Silence studio. Complex songwriting, sparkling Hammond organ, fuzz guitar leads and some creative use of traditional instruments (fiddle, flute, hurdy gurdy) makes this album a must-have.
Featuring among others Aron from ARON, Anders Groen from Baby Woodrose and Tobias Petterson from SKL, hugely influenced by the likes of old Scandinavian progressive Kebnekajse, Alrune Rod and Arbete & Fritid...

There is no shortage of great music out there. The situation for musicians gets worse and worse; less CDs can be sold, less places to play, less money to the musicians and yet...the music perseveres! This is hammered home to me this week by this great Fre

“After twenty years of Kammerflimmer Kollektief, with ten albums thus far, the Karlsruhe combo here guide their listeners through seven pieces in which a listening space emerges at the intersection of improvisation and composition, a space where certitude slips out of reach, oscillating furiously between cut-up and palimpsest before it disappears altogether. There Are Actions Which We Have Neglected And Which Never Cease To Call Us is one for the fearless, wordlessly conjuring up enchanted places in the...

This Hungarian band was formed in 1984, and this is their fifth release. Led by guitarist Csaba Hajnoczy & featuring vocalist/violinist Gabi Kenderesi (both of whom also make up 1/2 of The Danubians), the band also includes soprano sax, bass & drums. '...

“Kanaan from Oslo, Norway is back with their second album in 2020. Following the impromptu Odense Sessions with Causa Sui guitarist Jonas Munk released, Double Sun is a different beast all together: Treading the same path as their 2018 debut Windborne, Double Sun is a studio effort in the best sense of the word. Perfectly balanced on the edge of dynamic improv, throbbing beats sizzled in scorching fuzz and topped off with deeply layered soundscapes. This album sees Kanaan reach a new plateau. Kanaan...

Warren Walker - Saxophone/Synthesizer/Effects
Gael Petrina - Bass/Effects
Caleb Dolister - Drums

Really wonderful to see a fourth release from this unique 'jazz' trio who are as much about electronic musics as they are about jazz, but their jazz backgrounds give them a unique slant on everything. Really great stuff once again!

"With Pax 6, The Kandinsky Effect capture their evolving vision of a dark, rhythmic landscape.The album was recorded in Chamonix, France during April of.

"...a mind-bending, eclectic and challenging sonic stream that doesn’t contain even a shred of pretentiousness, but is full of creativity, individuality, expressivity and outside of the box thinking." – Igloo...

Conceived in Paris’s cosmopolitan jazz scene, forged on the road in America, and informed by international currents in electronic music, The Kandinsky Effect is a jazz power trio for the 21st century. Now based in New York City, the band makes...

Kang is a Seattle violinist/composer who has performed and/or recorded with Bill Frisell, John Zorn, The Sun City Girls & Joe McPhee. ''One of the quirkiest and most indescribable ofsound sculptures from a new generation of experimentalists. A composi...

"World traveler, nomad, mystic and violist, Eyvind Kang has created several of the most wildly creative CDs on Tzadik. Here he turns his hand to ten tunes from Zorn’s remarkable Book of Angels. Featuring spectacular orchestral arrangements and...

"Eyvind Kang’s newest CD collects quiet new compositions spanning the past five years, which he considers to be among his truly breakthrough works. Music for solo piano, string quintet and more take the unique sonic environments of Morton Feldman to an...

''An avid fan of underground esoterica and a generous collaboratorwith the likes of Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, Arto Lindsay, Ikue Mori and many others, Kang is at his best in the studio, creating incredibly complex sound sculptures filled with meticulou...

"Another important piece of the elusive and hermetic Eyvind Kang puzzle. This newest studio project from one of the most consistently interesting young composer/performers working today is instantly Kang’s most adventurous, varied and ambitious...

''NADE: (Sanskrit): Channels of the subtle body/also: sound/also:nothingness. Eyvind Kang has one of the strangest musical minds on the scene today, and this second installment of his 'NADEs' series is, as one would expect, something completely differe...

This reissues the 1st of two very obscure early 1980's albums by this progressive/fusion quartet of keyboards, guitar, bass & drums. While this album is not a classic by any means, it was kind of a 'last gasp' of the German scene, & definitely has some...

“Always Never the Same... is the first strong album of the Kansas '90s comeback. Largely recorded at Abbey Road, with large portions of the album featuring strings by the London Symphony Orchestra, the record mainly consists of older material given new, sweeping symphonic treatments. These songs don't necessarily sound fresh, but they do sound revitalized, and the group's three new songs -- "The Sky is Falling," "In Your Eyes," "Need to Know" -- fit well into the group's repertoire, as does their...

"Celebrating 40 years as a recording musical collective in 2014, Kansas may not still be the biggest or most successful band to have emerged in the 1970s, but most certainly they remain one of the best if, dare I say it, one of the most underrated too...

"The seventh Kansas album, Audio Visions, was released in September 1980, having been recorded during the end of '79 and the opening months of '80. The album continued the Kansas tradition of putting out an album a year, a pace they had maintained since their self-titled debut in 1974. In fact, in 1975 the band released two studio albums, although only the double live set, Two for the Show, surfaced in 1978. Founding member, guitarist, and one of the group's main songwriters, Kerry Livgren, had recently...

“I picked this up years ago in the discount carousel of a gas station during a family vacation, which might normally say a lot about the album at the outset. But all it says to me is that I got a great deal on an oasis in a terribly arid period of my favorite band. This album rocks, and rocks hard.
Finally the violin has returned, only it is not the beloved Robby Steinhardt wielding the bow; David Ragsdale may be playing the same instrument, but his style and skill give the music a completely....

The first album by Kansas, originally released in 1974. Their unique blend of pure, complex progressive rock and American-style hard rock/bar rock was very identifiable as theirs in 1974, and it still is. This is newly remastered with new liner notes &...

"For any art rock band, the fourth album means it's time for a self-styled masterpiece -- if you need proof, look at Selling England by the Pound or Fragile.
So, with Kansas, the most determinedly arty of all American art rock bands, they composed and recorded Leftoverture, an impenetrable conundrum of significance that's capped off by nothing less than a five-part suite, appropriately titled "Magnum Opus," and featuring such promising movement titles as "Father Padilla Meets the Perfect Gnat" and...

"With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. This “garage band” from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide. KANSAS has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, Best of KANSAS), one platinum live album (Two for the Show)...

"The third album by Kansas, was originally released in 1975, along with their second, Song For America. This is one of their most progressive rock albums and also features pretty dark lyrical content. Their unique blend of pure, complex progressive....

This was the band's last 70s album and contains the classic line-up of the group, not for the last time, but one of the last times.


“The brilliant 2000 studio album from prog rock legends Kansas. This was the final Kansas to feature longtime vocalist Steve Walsh before his departure and the final album to feature iconic Kansas violinist Robby Steinhardt before his death in 2021. Widely hailed as a return to form, this album harkens back to the band's 1970s heyday!”

The second album by Kansas, originally released in 1975. This is probably their most 'progressive rock album', with the long Incomudro (also found on the Proto-Kaw album) one of the highlights. Their unique blend of pure, complex progressive rock and A...

"With a legendary career spanning nearly five decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide. The band is currently comprised of original drummer Phil Ehart, bassist/vocalist Billy Greer, vocalist/keyboardist Ronnie Platt, violinist/guitarist David Ragsdale...

This is the deluxe edition of Kansas' 15th studio album (also their first new studio album in 16 (!!) years), which includes 2 tracks not on the standard edition (two American standards 'recorded in the Kansas musical tradition')
Despite the personnel changes, despite Kerry Livgren no longer writing their material, despite notable vocalist Steve Walsh's departure, they still sound like Kansas compositionally and performance wise and new vocalist Ronnie Platt is close enough in range to Steve that no...

"Paul Kantner's debut solo album actually was credited to "Paul Kantner/Jefferson Starship," the first use of the "Starship" billing, predating the formation of the group with that name by four years. Kantner used it, extrapolating on the name of his...


“Prog Magazine Award Nominies, Kaprekar's Constant’s much anticipated follow up to 2017's Fate Outsmarts Desire.
Depth of Field weaves more epic tales from the past, mixed with thought provoking shorter tracks set to the soaring melodies that the collective have become known for.
"We experienced some extraordinary twists and turns during the writing process that dragged us off in unexpected directions," observes bassist and co-writer Nick Jefferson.
Once again, the line up boasts former...

About 20 minutes of new music!

“Formed in 2015, members are; Al Nicholson, Nick Jefferson, Mike Westergaard, David Jackson, Bill Jefferson, Dorie Jackson, Mark Walker, Sean Jefferson and George Mitchell. Their debut album 'Fate Outsmarts Desire' was released in March 2017 on Uranium Club Records and was universally well received. Voted Album of the Year by listeners of the Progmill Radio Show, KC was nominated in the 'Limelight' (best newcomer) category of the Prog Awards.
The band’s second..

“Three albums in and Kaprekar’s Constant present The Murder Wall, a 75-minute plus magnum opus about historic efforts to climb the “unscalable” Eiger (Ogre) Mountain. Now, you might think this is an odd subject to write and sing about - and, to be honest it is (however, fellow prog-rockers Pendragon did release the LP Men Who Climb Mountains in 2014) - but KC aren’t afraid to tackle “big” subjects (apologies for the pun) and have produced another widescreen, cinematic, no-holds-barred masterpiece which...

"Commissioned by Experimental Sound Studio in 2000 to create a radio work for the Outer Ear Festival, Kapsalis and Corbett returned to their investigation of film noir and pulp fiction, creating a half-hour work of non-narrative radio theater featuring music and text collage, as well as Kapsalis on violin and Corbett on analog synthesizer. Drawing on writers like Jim Thompson and David Goodis, as well as a lexicon of criminal terminology, it offers a Dada roller-coaster ride through diners, speakeasies...

Some of you were lucky enough to hear Karaba’s vinyl-only release ‘Live in Vienna’, which was a powerful and excellent instrumental prog-jazz/rock album.
Well that one is their third release. This is the group’s second and it’s another really good one, combining Krautrock, jazz/rock and Canterbury stylings. And this one is on CD AND vinyl!

“So fucking good! At first, I thought they were some crazy prog band from '71 I slept on. Nope, just some kids from Munich doing this shit right! One...

"The only surviving 1969 studio demos of this important underground band. Keith Moon raved about them and they were known for their live reputation. Karakorum’s sonic inner space inevitably conjures up images of heavy cannabis and marijuana usage.
The band lock into darkly introverted grooves, with complex patterns, eastern influences, and left field lyricism and vocal, heavy guitar led tracks and the use of wah-wah. They were ultimately uncategorisable, poetic, and this album needs multiple plays...

Their second album. "Karcius is an instrumental group aiming at playing a mix of progressive rock and fusion jazz music. Four instrumentalists created the band at spring 2001: Dominique Blouin on bass, Thomas Brodeur on drums, Simon L’Espérance on guit...

Their second album. "Karcius is an instrumental group aiming at playing a mix of progressive rock and fusion jazz music. Four instrumentalists created the band at spring 2001: Dominique Blouin on bass, Thomas Brodeur on drums, Simon L’Espérance on guit...

Debut 7 track mini-album (27 minutes) from composer Richard Wileman, released in 1998.
Composed by Richard Wileman (classical, electric and bass guitars, keyboards, loops, samples and sound effects).
With: Ileesha Bailey - voices, recorder, Rachel Larkins - viola, Zoe King - flute, clarinet.

'Eve' is Karda Estra's 2001 gothic, proto 'Bride Of Frankenstein' concept album inspired by the short novel 'The Future Eve', written in 1886 by Villiers de L'Isle Adam.

'Hauntingly Different' - Wondrous Stories

'...this imaginativ